Some may be good at hiding their substance use disorder, while others might show clear signs of having a problem.
You can play a role in changing, and even saving, a life when you know the warning signs of opioid dependency. Opioids are those drugs that are chemically similar but are partly or synthetic, such as heroin, oxycodone, methadone, fentanyl and hydrocodone.
If you’ve decided you need help, there are places you can turn. Enter your zip code below.
After you CALL 211, select option “6” to access the Opiate Helpline. A Maine-based specialist will refer you to a provider who can help. A specialist will answer your questions to the best of their abilities. You will receive encouragement and support to help you or a loved one.
After you TEXT your zip code to 898-211, you are automatically connected with a Maine-based specialist. The specialists will text you back asking what services you are looking for and provide you referrals as close to where you live as possible.